Monthly Archives: January 2017

ABBAMania

1999 was a big year for ABBA nostalgia. The jukebox musical of their songs Mamma Mia! started in the West End in 1999, and there was the ITV tribute programme  ABBAMania and a spin-off tribute album was released. It was a charity … Continue reading

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Extreme Sea Monsters

Channel 5 did a documentary about the strange creatures of the deep, both mythical and factual. The narration pointed out that underwater is “an alien environment”, and that it is also in fact “the majority of the Earth” rather than … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of The Zoo (Series 2)

CONTAINS SPOILERS  While this finished its run on Channel 4 some months ago, this review was another I had to put on the backburner. But better late than never. The second series of The Secret Life Of The Zoo was … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Cities’

CONTAINS SPOILERS  Very late, I know. I’m not going to review the clipshow episode, so sorry if you were waiting for that one. Cities are the newest habitat on Earth, and a fast growing one. The increase in cities has … Continue reading

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The Apprentice (Series 12)

I know by now most will have moved on from series 12 of The Apprentice, but I ended up having to put this on the back burner to make way for the Christmas TV. So, here it is. In the … Continue reading

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Revolting Rhymes

CONTAINS SPOILERS  Roald Dahl was my favourite author when I was a kid, and one of my favourite Roald Dahl books was Revolting Rhymes, which was six classic fairy tales reworked as black comedy poems. In this animated adaptation for … Continue reading

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